National Archives description: "Documentary: On the progress in higher education for southern Negroes in America. Shows poverty conditions under which families live, their respite in going to church and visiting in town on Sunday. Demonstrates care and training of nursery school children, aimed at giving them a better start in life than their predecessors had. Shows college students on campus, in class, at football game, soda shop, dances, and graduation. Narrator emphasizes the role of the church in negro educational progress."
From the "Educational film guide (1951):" "TOWARD THE HORIZON. AmBaptistConv 1949 28min sd b&w $100, rent $5 371.974 sh-c-ad The story of the church, sponsored schools and colleges for Negroes, their equipment, classes, student bodies and faculties. Tells of the emergence of the Negro into the world of today, taking his place as a fellow American in an educated society."
National Archives Identifier: 94961